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Comments and Commentary by Dr. Ron Daniels

As the renowned boxer Roy Jones, Jr. one famously proclaimed: “You must have forgot.” Far too many Americans must have forgot and were allowed to forget that this nation was rescued from the terrible throes of the COVID-19 Pandemic, with all of its deadly human and social consequences, as in millions of hospitalizations, thousands upon thousands of deaths, depression levels of unemployment, home foreclosures, business closures, homelessness, hunger, hopelessness, collapsed economy, zero economic growth, by old man, can’t remember nothing President Joe Biden’s historic, lifesaving, business-saving, economy reviving American Rescue Plan!

Remember? Apparently not. You must have forgot the massive Bi-Partisan Infrastructure bill that is generating thousands of jobs, including historic provisions for investment in green energy, the massive Inflation Reduction Act which will reduce the cost of desperately needed drugs like insulin and other cost saving investments, all over the objections of the majority of MAGA Mad Republicans aligned with the Orange man aka Agent Orange; policies enacted to improve the lives of the middle-class and poor and working people by ancient-aged Joe Biden.

Economy is BOOMING, but Biden’s approval ratings on the economy are abysmal. Old man Orange man has way higher approval ratings than Biden. Folks must have forgot Agent Orange’s destructive behavior as President that prolonged the COVID Pandemic and caused the deaths of untold thousands of human beings. Biden gets no credit because millions of Americans have been allowed to forget the compassionate, people-oriented policies, the hands that fed them.

Yes, y’all must have forgot, as in suffer from political memory lost, amnesia, about the historic legislative record of old man, can’t remember nothing President Joe Biden. With the Orange man thirsting to a return to power, political amnesia is not bliss, it’s consequences will be catastrophic on those who must have forgot that it was the policies of old man Biden that rescued them and the nation. #WakeUpAndRemember

Dr. Ron Daniels

Dr. Ron Daniels is President of the Institute of the Black World 21st Century and Distinguished Lecturer Emeritus, York College City University of New York. His articles and essays appear on the IBW website and His weekly radio show, Vantage Point can be heard Mondays 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM on WBAI, 99.5 FM, Pacifica in New York, streaming live via To send a message, arrange media interviews or speaking engagements, Dr. Daniels can be reached via email at